Join Donate

Space Missions and SciTech

with Jason Davis

Author

Jason Davis

Date

All

Keyword

All

Jason Davis is a digital editor for The Planetary Society. He writes about the world's space exploration missions and the Society's science and technology projects.

SpaceX's first paid cargo run off to bumpy start

Jason Davis • October 08, 2012 • 7

SpaceX successfully sent their first paid Dragon capsule towards the International Space Station Sunday night. But the bigger story happened on the way to orbit.

SpaceX ready for return to International Space Station

Jason Davis • September 25, 2012 • 1

SpaceX is two weeks away from returning to the International Space Station. Following a successful demo flight in May, NASA is entrusting the private spaceflight company with a half-ton of mission-critical station cargo.

SpaceX's Dragon returns to Earth, completes mission

Jason Davis • May 31, 2012 • 1

SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully completed its COTS 2 demo flight, as the capsule splashed down into the Pacific Ocean on May 31, 2012.

Dragon packed and ready for reentry

Jason Davis • May 30, 2012 • 1

After making history at the International Space Station, SpaceX's Dragon capsule has been re-loaded with cargo and is preparing for reentry.

Dragon makes history, berths with International Space Station

Jason Davis • May 25, 2012 • 1

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft has been successfully grappled with the International Space Station’s Canadarm2 and berthed with the station's Harmony module.

Dragon completes initial ISS fly-under

Jason Davis • May 24, 2012

SpaceX's Dragon capsule performed a successful fly-under of the International Space Station last night, at a distance of 2.5 kilometers.

SpaceX successfully launches Dragon into orbit

Jason Davis • May 22, 2012 • 7

SpaceX moved closer to spaceflight history last night as their Falcon 9 rocket rose from its launch pad, sending the Dragon capsule on a journey to berth with the International Space Station.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 aborts liftoff due to abnormal engine reading

Jason Davis • May 19, 2012 • 2

The launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule was aborted last night a half-second before liftoff, due to abnormally high pressure readings in engine number five.

SpaceX set to launch COTS 2 flight this Saturday

Jason Davis • May 18, 2012 • 1

This Saturday, SpaceX will attempt to make history by launching the first commercial spacecraft to berth with the International Space Station.

SpaceX Dragon flight to ISS draws near

Jason Davis • April 16, 2012 • 1

SpaceX and NASA have completed a successful flight readiness review (FRR) for the Dragon's upcoming visit to the International Space Station.

Items 121 - 130 of 137  Previous11121314Next
Bill Nye and people
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

LightSail
LightSail 2

LightSail 2 launched aboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy. Be part of this epic point in space exploration history!

Donate

You are here: